Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Tennis Jun 9, 2019

Yui Kamiji falls in women's wheelchair final at French Open

Japan's Yui Kamiji failed in her attempt to win a third straight French Open women's wheelchair singles title on Saturday, while compatriot Shingo Kunieda prevailed in the men's wheelchair doubles for the first time in three years. Kamiji lost 6-1, 6-0 to Dutch No. 1 ...

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Tennis Jun 7, 2019

Ashleigh Barty, Marketa Vondrousova advance to French Open final

Ashleigh Barty and Marketa Vondrousova set up a Roland Garros final showdown on Friday, shrugging off a sexism row which had seen their semifinals shifted away from the tournament's showpiece court. Barty reached her first final at the majors, coming back from a set and ...

Fatigued Kei Nishikori comes up empty against Rafael Nadal in Paris

Tennis Jun 5, 2019

Fatigued Kei Nishikori comes up empty against Rafael Nadal in Paris

Playing two straight five-set matches ahead of his French Open quarterfinal against Rafael Nadal was certainly not the ideal preparation for Kei Nishikori. Already exhausted before setting a foot on Court Philippe Chatrier on Tuesday, the Japanese player was handed a ruthless beating by the ...

Johanna Konta conquers Sloane Stephens to reach French Open semis

Tennis Jun 4, 2019

Johanna Konta conquers Sloane Stephens to reach French Open semis

Johanna Konta reached the French Open semifinals for the first time after beating last year's runner-up Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-4 on Tuesday. It was the 26th-seeded Briton's third win in three meetings against the 2017 U.S. Open champion, all of them this year. Konta has now ...

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

Tennis Jun 1, 2019

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

A ruthlessly efficient Simona Halep marched into the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday, dropping just three games against Lesia Tsurenko. Halep, the defending champion from Romania, had been forced to go the distance in the first two rounds. Playing her best match ...